State now up to 11 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus
by Associated Press
Published: July 24,2012
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Health Department is reporting seven new human case of West Nile virus in the state.
The new cases are in Marion, Yazoo, Hinds, Jones, Forrest, Covington and Coahoma counties, bringing the state total for 2012 to 11.
So far this year, cases have been reported in Lauderdale, Hancock, Lincoln, Marion, Yazoo, Hinds, Jones, Forrest, Covington, Coahoma and Wayne counties.
One case originally reported in Jones County was corrected to Wayne County.
In 2011, Mississippi had 52 cases and five deaths from West Nile virus.
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